THEATER TALK

Featuring: Purim at The Actors Temple-Detective Mystery; MOTI; Voyeur Windows of Toulouse Lautrec; Headwall Theatre Co.-Separated; Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit NYC; August Wilson Cultural Center

The Mystery of the Missing Haman: a Sam Shovel Detective Mystery – The Actors Temple – Purim Celebration – February 25 at 7 pm Service/Megillah Reading; 8:30 Original Spiel written by Bob Greenberg with song spoof from the 1940s and film noir with Aron Bederson, Barbara Bove, Bob Greenberg, Rabbi Jill Hausman, David Mohr, Suki Rae, Neva Small, Debra Zarne and pianist James Besser. On ZOOM: LINK HERE www.theactorstemple.org

MOTI (Music on the Inside) continues free jazz concerts via ZOOM on Sunday February 28 at 6 pm. MOTI brings music education and hope to pesons impacted by incarceration. Executive Producer Alina Bloomgarden, associate producers Antoinette Montague and Richard Miller. Register to receive Zoom links. HERE

Bated Breath Theatre Company announces another extension of its live hit VOYEUR: THE WINDOWS OF TOULOUSE-LAUTREC through April 3, 2021. As of March 6, the company will begin performing a new “Spring 2021 Edition” of the show that will guide audiences along a new route ending at Greenwich House. The updated VOYEUR also features new performers, new scenes, new stops, and new surprises along the way. VOYEUR is an open air, immersive theatrical experience that guides an intimate eight-person audience through the dreams of iconic artist Toulouse-Lautrec as he recalls his final absinthe-laced years living and working in Montmartre.

Headwall Theatre Company presents a virtual comedy – Separated by Luke Gray on Saturday, April 10 at 7 pm (run time @ 40 minutes). The play is directed and adapted by B.J. Boothe – Two men, two women in their 20’s navigating the pitfalls of a dying relationship. FREE (donations accepted) www.headwalltheatrecompany.org Register HERE.

Immersive Van Gogh Heads for New York after exhibiting in Paris, Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco and LA. The location is secret! But there will be 500,000 cubic feet of projections animating Von Gogh’s oeuvre thru which you can wander. This is the digital art of Italy’s Massimilliano Siccardi. This will be an immersive experience like no other. Pre Sale Tix available HERE

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) one of the largest non-profit cultural organizations in the country focused exclusively on the African American experience and the arts of the African diaspora, announced new details and an expanded vision for August Wilson: A Writer’s Landscape, the first-ever permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and works of Pulitzer Prize and multi-Tony Award-winning playwright August Wilson, scheduled to open fall 2021.  AWAACC will collaborate with New York Public Radio, which produced the audio recordings of Wilson’s acclaimed American Century Cycle in 2013featuring performances by Ruben Santiago-HudsonPhylicia RashadLeslie Uggams, Clarke PetersBrandon Dirden, and many others.  Visit https://aacc-awc.org/.

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